The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 489 390 373
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 75 158 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 105 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £245 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +80.50%
SQL Server Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -49 30 £450 +4.34% 17
Yorkshire -16 14 £238 -34.93% 6
North West -9 12 £301 +4.78% 4
East Midlands -6 8 £300 -8.04% 3
South East -42 5 £400 +42.85% 8
West Midlands -4 3 - - 4
East of England -2 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 153 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (66.67%) SQL
3 98 (64.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (51.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (49.67%) T-SQL
6 52 (33.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (30.72%) Finance
8 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
8 40 (26.14%) C#
9 39 (25.49%) .NET
9 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (24.84%) ETL
11 26 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
13 19 (12.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (11.76%) Banking
15 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (7.84%) ASP.NET
17 11 (7.19%) VB.NET
17 11 (7.19%) NHS
18 10 (6.54%) Migration
18 10 (6.54%) Data Modelling
18 10 (6.54%) VBA
18 10 (6.54%) OLAP
18 10 (6.54%) Marketing
18 10 (6.54%) MDX

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.65%) IIS
1 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 98 (64.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (51.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (33.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (16.99%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (12.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (6.54%) QlikView
9 10 (6.54%) OLAP
10 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.61%) Data Mart
12 4 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.61%) MS Access
13 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (1.31%) SSDT
14 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (1.31%) Subversion
3 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (30.72%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Banking
3 10 (6.54%) Marketing
4 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Back Office
5 4 (2.61%) Electronics
5 4 (2.61%) Front Office
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.31%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) .NET
2 12 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.54%) MDX
4 9 (5.88%) XML
5 8 (5.23%) jQuery
6 7 (4.58%) HTML
7 6 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.61%) Web Services
10 3 (1.96%) CSS
10 3 (1.96%) HTML5
11 2 (1.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.31%) REST
11 2 (1.31%) CSS3
11 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.31%) SOAP
11 2 (1.31%) J2EE
11 2 (1.31%) WCF
11 2 (1.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) NHS
3 8 (5.23%) Replication
3 8 (5.23%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.58%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.61%) DTV
5 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.61%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.61%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.96%) Equities
7 2 (1.31%) Clustering
7 2 (1.31%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Windows
2 3 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (24.84%) ETL
3 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (6.54%) Migration
5 10 (6.54%) Data Modelling
6 8 (5.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (5.23%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.58%) Web Development
7 7 (4.58%) MVC
7 7 (4.58%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.92%) Data Mapping
9 5 (3.27%) Data Management
10 4 (2.61%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.61%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.61%) CRM
10 4 (2.61%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (2.61%) Data Transformation
10 4 (2.61%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (66.67%) SQL
2 76 (49.67%) T-SQL
3 40 (26.14%) C#
4 11 (7.19%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.54%) VBA
6 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.31%) Java
7 2 (1.31%) Python
7 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.31%) VB
7 2 (1.31%) R
8 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) MCTS
2 4 (2.61%) MCITP
2 4 (2.61%) Degree
3 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) VCP4
4 2 (1.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.65%) FATCA
1 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.27%) SAP
3 4 (2.61%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle
4 3 (1.96%) Sun
5 2 (1.31%) Cognos
5 2 (1.31%) Tableau
6 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Teradata
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
6 1 (0.65%) Greenplum
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